Then I got busy with my long list of goals for the sabbatical—one of which was to take a MOOC (massive open online course).


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Nana Projects' Final Bow

Dear Friends:

After much consideration and reflection, we have decided that Nana Projects will close at the end of the summer.  This past December, Nana Projects invited staff, board, volunteers, past interns and friends to engage in a series of conversations about Nana Projects' future. Several projects seemed to be finding natural conclusions and it was gratifying to watch seeds we had sown grow into exciting new things, both in Baltimore and beyond. Having largely accomplished what we set out to do 20 years ago, and with doors opening on new endeavors, closing now feels like a positive step, the right thing at the right time.


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1000 paper sides

Saturday we headed down to DC for the National Cherry Blossom Festival. This was our third year running lantern making workshops. The weather was amazing! We made 250 lanterns in a few hours (that's 1000 tracing paper sides, 300 glue sticks, 70 scissors and bags and bags of tissue paper in pinks and greens.)